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How relocating tank farms in Apapa would ease traffic congestion in Lagos – expert

Lagos – A Maritime Expert, Mr Peter Obi, says relocating the tank farms from Apapa Wharf area, Lagos state will stop the perennial traffic congestion in the state. Obi, who doubles as a member of the Council for the Regulation of Freight...

Despite strong GDP growth over the last ten years, Africa has failed to generate economic opportunities for its booming youth population-Mo Ibrahim

Press Release Tuesday, October 30,2018 African governance progress lagging behind needs and expectations of growing population, finds 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance Despite strong GDP growth over the last ten years, Africa has failed to generate economic opportunities for its booming youth population Dakar and London, 29...

Nigerian Advertisers Waste Billions of Naira on Celebrity Endorsements- New Study Reveals

… Researchers Recommend Scholarship, CSR, Skills Acquisition Celebrity endorsement has been regarded as one of the most successful marketing/advertising strategies since time immemorial. However, in Nigeria, with companies spending billions of Naira on endorsement deals involving celebrities, the phenomenon is not yielding the desired result,...

Global e-commerce sales surged to $29bn

Global e-commerce sales grew 13% in 2017, hitting an estimated $29 trillion, according to the latest numbers released today by UNCTAD. A similar surge was seen in the number of online shoppers, which jumped by 12% and stood at 1.3 billion people, or one-quarter...

Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer

By Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director for Sage in West Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, May 18, 2017/ -- The IDC CIO Summit (http://IDCCIOsummit.com), currently underway in Lagos, is focusing on how the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies will unleash innovation and productivity...

85% of Africa’s CEOs bullish on Company’s prospect for growth – PwC report

PwC’s Africa Business Agenda report shows that 85% of African CEOs (Global: 85%) are confident in their own company’s prospects for revenue growth over the next 12 months JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 9, 2017/ -- Africa’s CEOs are confident that the outlook for business on...

FIRS’s Impressive N5.3trn Revenue in 2018

When Babatunde Fowler was appointed the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in 2016, he vowed that the agency would substantially surpass previous revenue generation record of the agency. Fowler has not disappointed. He has taken FIRS to the next level....